Queens heat wave
August 28, 2019

On Friday, July 19, four heat health experts answered questions in an extreme heat tweet chat hosted by Climate.gov. We've posted a transcript of their responses. 

Map of temperature patterns across Alaska with red for yellow, orange, and red for warm temperatures
July 16, 2019

Extreme heat in Alaska in early July 2019 contributed to fire activity and terrible air quality. 

Screen shot of a news broadcast about heat related deaths in the U.S. Northeast
April 11, 2019

New York City faces a growing risk of higher temperatures and more frequent and intense heat waves. The Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN), a NOAA RISA team, partnered with the health department and others to address the impacts of extreme heat on city residents.

 

State of the Climate 2017
August 1, 2018

See highlights from the 2017 issue of the planet's most comprehensive annual physical, the American Meteorological Society's State of the Climate report. 

March 20, 2018

The end of February brought an astonishing heatwave to the Arctic. In this event tracker post, we help you imagine what it would have felt like in your neck of the woods if your daily high temperature had been as overheated as the Arctic's. 

2016 State of the Climate: Highlights
August 10, 2017

See the highlights from the 2016 issue of the planet's most comprehensive annual physical.

August 1, 2017

Sure it's hot, but is it record hot?  This map shows the hottest summer daytime high temperature recorded at thousands of U.S. stations prior to this summer.  

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